De Railed

Judging by the people I've talked to, a lot of autistic people like trains. I can see that. I mean the movement of a train is very soothing, in my experience the older the better. There's lots of traditions, lots of random groups of trivial facts, and cartoons, and murder mysteries, there's history, technology, science, … Continue reading De Railed

Can an Autistic Person Legitimately Become a Writer?

Of course disabled people can do whatever they want to.  Rah,rah disabled rights.  Okay, done? Seriously though, writing is supposed to be based in truth, right?  Even the most preposterous fantastic premise must be based on the human experience, it must have internal cohesion or it becomes pointless. So you write from what you know.  … Continue reading Can an Autistic Person Legitimately Become a Writer?

My Little Genius

Tabitha is in year 11 and thanks to the years of delays in obtaining therapy her coping strategies are completely inadequate to the new level of tension.   The cracks started to show at the end of last year; studying the Holocaust upset her so much it effected all her subjects.  I wanted her to … Continue reading My Little Genius